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28 March 2016 - 21:03, by , in News, Comments off
This month we are looking at Pilates for Health.  It is world Health Day on Wednesday 7th April and their focus this year is Diabetes. As you may be aware the government has just introduced a sugar tax, as the NHS state on their website studies have shown “drinking lots of sugary drinks has been...
3 March 2016 - 21:21, by , in News, Comments off
The Achilles tendon is the tendon that connects the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel.  Achilles tendinitis also known as achilles tendinopathy, or tenosynovitis and is a common running injury.  With all those marathons coming up it is certainly something to be aware of and easily preventable .  The loads going through the...
26 January 2016 - 14:45, by , in News, Comments off
Although we all love winter sports and that exhilarating feeling of flying down the slopes, unfortunately there is a high incidence of injuries.  Often it is that last run at the end of the day when the body is tired and everyone is over exerting themselves (or over indulged in the après ski) when the...
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21 December 2015 - 21:56, by , in News, Comments off
New Year, new you!  Sounds good doesn’t it? For many of us, including us at Pilates Plus the new year represents the changing of times.  You have made that conscious decision that 2016 is your year for getting fit, active and healthy! This is how it usually starts for me….. Day 1 Feeling all geared up and...
12 January 2016 - 17:05, by , in News, Comments off
  It’s that time of year again – across the country cries can be heard: ‘It can’t be December already!’ Yes, that’s right,’tis the season to stay indoors, eat a lot and move very little. Which is wonderful, until a few days in where you start feeling a bit ropey. All the hard work you’ve...
3 November 2015 - 15:14, by , in News, Comments off
Everything we do on a day to day basis relies heavily on our balance, yet it is often neglected and is certainly underrated as a form of exercise training.  From early childhood development, right through to our later years of life the ability to maintain a controlled body position whilst performing a certain task is...